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CBS
Jun 17, 2013 6:30pm EDT
evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the supreme court today stepped into the middle of a long and heated debate over voting rights. at issue are laws that some say are designed to crack down on voter fraud and others say are really about holding down the minority vote. today the supreme court struck down an arizona law that required voters to prove they are citizens before they can register. the ruling could affect voters in as many as 12 other states that have similar laws or were planning them. chief legal correspondent jan crawford is at the supreme court tonight. >> reporter: the law required arizona residents to show a driver's license, birth certificate, passport or other proof of citizenship when they registered to vote. supporters said the law, approved by arizona voters in 2004, was necessary to combat fraud, but opponents said it instead kept eligible citizens-- the poor and minorities-- from voting. today in a 7-2 decision, the justices said arizona had gone too far and was asking for too much. the court said a federal law that sets nationwide regis
CBS
Jun 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. the court said arizona could go to a federal commission and ask it to change that form and, scott, it's also emphasizing that states still have substantial power to set voting requirements. >> pelley: jan crawford on the steps of the supreme court. thank you, jan. in another courtroom today, federal prosecutors hope to send boston mobster whitey bulger to prison for the rest of his life. he's on trial for 19 murders. but an old hit man testified today that he believes bulger is guilty of something worse than murder. elaine quijano is following the trial in boston. >> reporter: john martorano testified he was james "whitey" bulger's chief executioner and best friend. but that loyalty evaporated, martorano said, when he learned bulger was a government informant. martorano was perhaps the most feared member of bulger's winter hill gang. the crew ruled boston's underworld for nearly 30 years. he spoke with "60 minutes" steve kroft in 2008. >> did cow keep count of how many people you killed? >> never. never. never. until in the end i never realized it was that many. >> how many? >> a
FOX
Jun 16, 2013 11:00pm EDT
world and all coming your way next in sports extra. scott smith standing by with what's on big show. scott? >> whael unbelievable weekend in philadelphia. marion just pwaoeplt of course we will take back look at the final round are of u.s. open plus steven made his return to disabled list and looked great what about rest of nats? that plus much moorheading your way next on sports extra. thank you scott and that does for us fox five news always on asite. but right here sports extra is just three minutes away. welcome took fox five sports extra. thank you for staying uping with us. ahead on program steven tprurpbs two week trip to d le is your ring considered just one hit today as every reason to ticked off boy it. surprise know lopsided nba final performance is we will hear from three time nhl mvp alex but let's begin with second mayor championship of golf season toughest test of golf no exception had year. but one guy was meant to tame marion golf it was phil mibleson. and chair reon today. his 4rd birthday. but let's begin within tie better wodz. unlike phil, tiger won convenient t
CBS
Jun 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> they're my family. they really are my family. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. we're beginning with breaking news that we've just confirmed in the newsroom. th ernment is bringing criminal charges, including charges of espionage, against edward snowden. snowden, as you will recall, is the former n.s.a. contract employee who exposed two of the government's top secret surveillance programs, one that collected the phone records of millions of americans and the other that monitored internet traffic. bob orr is in our washington bureau tonight. bob, what do you know? >> reporter: scott, just in the past several minutes, a couple of law enforcement sources have told us that indeed, former n.s.a. contractor edward snowden, as you mentioned, has now been officially charged in the n.s.a. leaks case. this is a case that is still under seal so the charges are not being presented publicly. snowden, who is believed to still be in hong kong somewhere, we're told is being charged with, among other things, espionage, and also the the
CBS
Jun 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. two people are dead, 38,000 are outho, their homes this evening, 24 square miles of dry, forested terrain has gone up in flames around colorado springs. for four days, life has gone on just one step ahead of the fire. peter mcevoy had his at-bat and then went home to evacuate his baseball trophies. j.c. francis said she remembered watching television by the fireplace in her aunt's house. the weather is now helping, for a change, and barry petersen is on the fire line. >> reporter: with a break in the weather, the 750 firefighters get their first real chance against a fire that can spread faster than a man can run. incident commander rich harvey. >> as that fire moves and is burning, it's throwing embers out in front of it, up to about a third of a mile. it runs, it jumps and, you know, it joins forces. >> reporter: and it was slowed, at least for now, thanks to a thunderstorm that swept through the burning area. it has been a week of agony for people like michael and francis vialpando. who moved to the black forest in 1963. their two sons
CBS
Jun 20, 2013 5:30pm PDT
gandolfini. obey them, captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, investors pulled more money out of the stock market today and as they did prices plunged. the dow lost 353 points, the biggest one-day point drop since november of 2011. the index has now fallen 559 points, or more than 3.5%, since yesterday. but it's important to remember it is still ahead in double digits for the year overall. but what has the market so rattled? carter evans is on wall street for us tonight. carter? >> reporter: scott, the selling started yesterday when fed chair ben bernanke said for the first time that the federal reserve may soon start slowing its stimulus program, possibly by the end of the year. but today the big concern here on wall street was china. the once-booming chinese economy-- now the second-largest in the world-- is beginning to slow down. wall street is worried that the chinese government is not acting fast enough to boost its economy by injecting cash into a tight cred chinese banks have become reluctant to lend to each oth
CBS
Jun 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT
anthony mason. anthony. >> reporter: scott, the downside risks have diminished since the fall, bernanke said today, in an assessment of the economy that has turned noticeably more upbeat. >> generally speaking, financial conditions are improving. >> reporter: the fed lowered its forecast for the unemployment rate across the board by about a quarter of a point to about 7.25% by the end of this year, and to about 6% by the end of 2015. the main headwinds for the economy in the fed's view come from washington where budget cuts are restraining growth. >> our judgment is that, you know, given that very heavy headwind, the fact that the economy is still moving ahead at, at least a moderate pace is indicative that the underlying factors are improving. >> reporter: if that continues, bernanke said, the fed will start to taper its stimulus program later this year, but interest rates will remain low. most fed governors don't expect to start raising rates again until at least 2015. the fed chairman's term ends in january. president obama said this week bernanke has already stayed longer
CBS
Jun 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. keith alexander's job usually keeps him out of the public eye, but he stepped into the spotlight today for a second time in a week to defend the top-secret operations that he runs. alexander heads the national security agency where edward snowden once worked as a contract employee until he exposed two of n.s.a.'s surveillance operations. one of those collects the phone records of millions of americans the other program monitors internet traffic. well, today before the house intelligence committee, alexander answered critics saying that these programs save lives. homeland security correspondent bob orr begins our coverage. >> reporter: general keith alexander claimed the n.s.a. surveillance programs recently revealed by leaks have helped stop more than 50 potential attacks since 9/11. >> these programs are critical to the intelligence community's ability to protect our nation and our allies' security. they assist the intelligence community efforts to connect the dots. >>
CSPAN
Jun 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
the gentleman from georgia, mr. scott, so he may manage that time. the chair: without objection. the gentleman will suspend momentarily. he committee will be in order. the gentleman from virginia. mr. goodlatte: mr. chairman, i recognize myself for one minute. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. likeoodlatte: mr. speaker, ranking member peterson, i have been closely involved in the debate to modernize our dairy system. at his request i joined him and other members to seek solution to fix our dairy safety net after our current programs failed our producers. we agree dairy farmers deserve access to a protection program to ensure their production, however i cannot support a dairy supply management program. that's why i have joined with congressman scott, congressman collins, congressman moran, congressman duffy, congressman polis, congressman coffman, congressman meeks, congressman meeks, congresswoman degette, and congresswoman lee and congressman issa and sessions, to take it out and substitute what we have in our other commodities programs, that is an insurance program that will
SFGTV2
Jun 15, 2013 11:00pm PDT
board and mark what i think i'm going to do is give you the mic and have scott and john join you to say a few quick words after you're done. our board of supervisors has been terrific. even in the toughest times they have been working with us and fighting with us to find financial resources for our parks. something i know is going to continue in this budget cycle, mr. budget chair. [laughter] >> we are really, really thrilled with the support we've gotten from the board of supervisors for or parks and play grounds and rec centers. so, mark, come on up. let's give him a big round of applause. (applause) >> how about a huge round of applause for the best recreation and park general manager in our country today, mr. phil ginsberg. (applause) >> i don't think we appreciate how amazing phil is and how lucky we are as a city to have him. but today how lucky are we to be san franciscans standing here today? (applause) >> you know, today i have a number of thank yous i want to go through. but first i really want to comment about our parks and our support for our parks not only in city hall,
FOX News
Jun 23, 2013 12:30pm PDT
news contributor, richard grenell. i'm jon scott. fox news watch is on right now. right now. >> jon: president obama in berlin this week delivering a speech to a smaller crowd than the last time he was there. his trip to germany followed his attendance at the g-8 summit. his lie lateral meeting with vladimir putin, the meeting if you read the body language was a little bit chilly. president out of the country avoiding some of the scandals and dropping poll numbers at a time when according to this fox news poll, americans trust and confidence in government is very low, 63%. so this is a president who was going to hit the reset button on relations with russia? >> john cassidy new yorker, in conjunction with putin was very bland. when it dime syria, the "new york times" talked about the president's base saying he a bad diplomat. it was a tough week and capped by the speech in berlin last week. saw at difference from five years ago. >> jon: we have that reflected in a graphic. candidate obama in 2008, candidate obama filled up that space. hundreds of thousands of people. this time not s
FOX News
Jun 16, 2013 12:30pm PDT
details. a new york paper reports cbs news anchor scott pelley had a meltdown over the state department scandal story. trial of george zimmerman begins and media ramp up the issue of racism. s pal pa will is back, returning to fox news, other media react as expected. new jersey governor a big hit on late night. >> oh, yeah! >> jon: which stories made our list? find out next on news watch. >> on the panel this week, judy miller. radio talk show host, monica crowley. jim pinkerton, from the american conservative magazine, merle brown and richard grenell. fox news watch is on right now. i'm jon scott. >>> our security was jeopardized. there is no doubt in my mind that we will lose capabilities as a result of this and that not only the united states but those allies that we have helped will no longer be as safe as they were two weeks ago. >> these disclosures have caused significant harm to our nation and our safety. we're taking all necessary steps to hold the person responsible for these disclosures. >> jon: the directors of the national security agency and f.b.i. commenting on
MSNBC
Jun 15, 2013 3:00am PDT
he lost to elizabeth warren, when former senator scott brown got on twitter and he was like bqhatevwr and nobody knew what was going on with him and his explanations didn't make sense and it didn't get resolved and scott brown deleted everything and we tried to pretend it wasn't happening? it's happening again. it's happening again. what's this about? that's coming up. stay with us. [ male announcer ] in your lifetime, you will lose 3 sets of keys 4 cell phones 7 socks and 6 weeks of sleep but one thing you don't want to lose is any more teeth. if you wear a partial, you are almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth. new poligrip and polident for partials 'seal and protect' helps minimize stress, which may damage supporting teeth, by stabilizing your partial. and 'clean and protect' kills odor-causing bacteria. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. care for your partial. [ dog ] we found it together.upbeat ] on a walk, walk, walk. love to walk. yeah, we found that wonderful thing. and you smiled. and threw it. and i decided i would never, ever le
NBC
Jun 21, 2013 11:00am PDT
, scott? the answer is no. good morning to you. it's officially summer here in the bay area. going to see average highs this time of year, 70s by the coast and bay side, inland today, mid to upper 80s, then we have rain headed our way over the course of the weekend. you know what else? nascar weekend in town. rain doesn't bode well for that race. we will talk all about what to expect.+mp help you make those weekend plans when nbc bay area news comes right back. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. we don't have a ten step filtering process for our water. we don't need it. because crystal geyser is made by nature, not by man. crystal geyser is always bottled at the mountain source. >>> if you find yourself driving through the south bay, the commute there
MSNBC
Jun 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, even the right to vote, are all on the table. >>> also, tonight, we'll look at how governor rick scott of florida might be our new leader in the race for america's worst governor. >>> and did you have a great father's day? i will tell you why things are much better for today's dads and the social movement we have to thank for that. >>> we begin tonight with this image of president, russian president vladimir putin sliding a big blingy ring on to his finger. you may be wondering what about this picture is so special? after all, you're probably used to seeing more exciting pictures of putin because he has become something of an icon for his many talents and skills from shirtle lesless horseback ridin naturally shirtless fishing and looks impressive when he's dressed, too, doing judo or on a motorized hang glider or tagging a tranquilized polar bear in the arctic or examining a five-year-old tiger or participating in arm wrestling contest or riding a harley trike to a meeting between russian and ukrainian bikers. vladimir putin is a man of many, many talents and he is based on his jewelry
PBS
Jun 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
even from an airplane. scott reports on an effort to preserve the past that's really taking off. >> from the outside, hangar "b" doesn't look like much. but inside, the building is crammed with vintage aircraft of all kinds. and it's all part of what's called the harp project. >> "harp" stands for "historic aircraft restoration project." and it's a department of the interior program. the objective is to restore those kinds of airplanes that flew out of floyd bennett field during its 50-year history or so. >> floyd bennett field opened in 1931. it was new york city's first municipal airport. during world war ii, it served as a military airport. today it's part of our national park service. floyd bennett has a rich heritage. many of the world's most legendary aviators used this airfield, including amelia earhart. this is a replica of a plane that took off from here in 1933 and made history. >> eight days later, landed here in floyd bennett field. the first man to fly solo around the world, a one-eyed pilot called wiley post. >> whether it's faithfully re-creating a replica or rest
FOX News
Jun 22, 2013 11:30am PDT
press. and -- cbs news anchor scott pelley makes the news watch list again. what did he do now? find out next. and tea parties. i'll have more awkward conversations than i'm equipped for, because i'm raising two girls on my own. i'll worry about the economy more than a few times before they're grown. but it's for them, so i've found a way. who matters most to you says the most about you. at massmutual we're owned by our policyowners, and they matter most to us. ready to plan for your future? we'll help you get there. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] if you can't stand the heat, get off the test track. get the mercedes-benz you've been burning for at the summer event, going on now at your authorized mercedes-benz dealer. hurry, before this opportunity cools off. favorite no commentññññññ administration not so flattering and so he's just decided that he will stop talking to them. >> it is a policy he will come to reconsider and i would suspect withdraw what he thinks about it because -- the papers come out every day. >> yeah. i mean, it is incredible. very, very bad judgment. because
NBC
Jun 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
much we could pick up in just a few minutes. >> reporter: and i'm scott budman, big tech news. a facebook update and visit to tech land by racer danica patrick. we'll have it all for you coming up. >>> and bad day for the stock markets. the dow took a big step backwards today, closing down more than 350 points on word that the fed could reduce its bond buying program and reports showing economic slowing. for our families... our neighbors... and our communities... america's beverage companies have created... a wide range of new choices. developing smaller portion sizes and more.. low and no-calorie beverages... adding clear calorie labels so you know... exactly what you're choosing... and in schools, replacing full-calorie soft drinks... with lower-calorie options. with more choices and fewer calories... america's beverage companies are delivering. >>> the commute to the south bay is about to get a little faster. new car pool lanes will be open next monday on 880. the $70 million project also added a car pool lane on the southbound on rafrl. ne ramp. next week they will retime the
FOX News
Jun 15, 2013 11:30am PDT
anchor scott pele had a meltdown over the state department scandal story. what caused that? the trial of george zimmerman gets going. jury selection begins and the media ramp up the issue of racism. sarah palin is back. returning to fox news. other media react as expected. and new jersey governor chris christie, a big hit on late night, slow jamming the news. >> slow jamming the news. >> oh, yeah. >> which stories made our list? find out next on "news watch". >> on the package this week writer and fox news contributor judy miller, radio talk show host monica crawly, jim pinkerton, the american conservative magazine, merrill brown, director of montclair university school of communication and media and fox news contributor richard grenell. i'm jon scott. "fox news watch" is on right now. >> our security is jeopardized. there's no doubt in my mind that we will lose capabilities as a result of this and that not only the united states, but those allies that we have helped, will no longer be as safe as they were two weeks ago. >> these disclosures have caused significant harm to our n
FOX Business
Jun 17, 2013 4:00pm EDT
are. scott bower from the pits of the cme. scott, i will talk with you. we're asking everybody. different people have different opinions. what is bernanke going to signal on wednesday? what are your thoughts? >> well, based on what just happened here in the last five minutes i would say that the trend is still up, right? the last five minutes, when s&ps just made that move from up seven or eight to where we closed, these traders out here were short. it was bedlam out here. so there were a lot of sellers. these traders were sellers all day long, all day long. got short. just had to cover going into the close. talking to them, they think the upside is the play. they think there is very limited downside because the table has been set for the downside move. if bernanke says we'll taper back but we'll keep rates low, that is kind of already baked in. that is kind of the perception in the marketplace right now. these guys believe that there is really upside potential that he says, you know what? we're not going to taper back right now. liz: scott, i need you to go back what you just
MSNBC
Jun 20, 2013 9:00pm PDT
applied for the job. he got the job. scott walker says i'm pleased to appoint joshua to the board of regents. his school puts out a press release. the paper does a proud story. he got the gig. we're so proud. and then scot walker took it back. this was the initial story posted by the local paper. this was the updated story. he recinded the offer. because a conservative activist group in wisconsin noticed that joshua had received the appointment and once they saw his name, they decided to comb through the list of wisconsin residents who had signed the recall petition against scott walker a year or so ago. he was one of the million people who signed that petition and scott walker went back on the offer for him to be on the board and they rescinded the appointment. the amazing thing here is there's no competing explanation from scott walker or his administration. no other story about why this qualified kid, who they selected for the job, had to be unselected after the fact. they haven't come up with some other story. if you signed the petition saying there should be a recall election, y
SFGTV2
Jun 15, 2013 10:00pm PDT
, barbara is here. london breed, our supervisor, one of our newest supervisors here. scott wiener, supervisor scott wiener. supervisor malia cohen, thank you for being here. our police chief is here. thank you. and former mayor but still mayor, willie brown, thank you for being here. [cheering and applauding] >> our city administrator, naomi kelly, thank you for being here, naomi. (applause) >> phil ginsberg, thank you. and one of our great sponsors from comcast, thank you, hong. our mayor's office of neighborhood services and the public housing tenants association, thank you for being here as well. (applause) >> thank you very much. you know, we have -- this is just a part of the city family and there are many other elected officials and department heads throughout the audience and commissioners who support what you're doing for yourselves and for your family. and let me say i am personally proud of what you're doing, proud enough that i'm going to go to work for you every single day because your success means our success in the city of san francisco. and one of the ways -- (appl
NBC
Jun 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
headquarters in menlo park. >> we begin with business and tech reporter scott mcgrew. if rumors prove true, it's a direct swipe at twitter? >> you need to know the players. facebook and twitter are the big companies. each has a service. facebook has instagram and twitter has something called vine. facebook, if the talk is true, is a bit jealous of twitter. let's check in with marla. she's right outside the planned press conference this morning. marla, the sign behind you, a strong hint as to what's going to happen. >> reporter: no doubt about that. good morning, scott. i think mr. zuckerberg is trying to tell us something, the sign behind me right in front of facebook headquarters reads a small team has been working on a big idea. that big idea could very well be that brand new video sharing service through instagram. so perhaps soon you'll be able to create short videos on the photo sharing app and not just still images. as scott and i were actually talking off camera, this story is just as much an instagram story as it is a facebook one. just because you're an instagraÑ user doesn'
SFGTV2
Jun 17, 2013 11:00pm PDT
been joined by supervisor scott wiener and supervisor chu. (clapping) now i'd like to turn the program offer the rose chung whose the founder of the american pageant. (clapping) >> thank you, very much i'm honored. it's a great pleasure to promote this award i selected this award for someone i'd like to thank the coordinator who couldn't stand by me by i was still standing next to here even though they e she injured her angle. we're here to show our asian pride felt community. some have never been in front of an audience i'd like to ask you to applaud these folks as they come up to the stage. let's welcome our brothers and sisters. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) >> darling stand by me offer stand by me oh, stand now. stand by me. if the sky that we look upon should be temple and fall or the mountain should crumble to the sea. i won't cry i won't cry no, i won't shed a tear just as along you stand stand by me. so darling, dazzling stand by me. oh. stand by me stand me. stand by me. ♪ ♪ ♪ in in (clapping) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
ABC
Jun 16, 2013 9:00am EDT
. >> could gomez be another scott brown? >> he could ifhere hadn't been a scott brown. he ifrom massachusetts. does like the red sox. does campaign. as a graduate of boston college. are the democrats worried? >> vice president biden in brockton. >> bill clinton the president of united states going to wither. the president of the united states and mrs. obama separately campaigning for him. >> they are not taking any chances. if there is anything they can do to make sure they don't have anotr scott brown situation they are going to do that. >> the president is speaking in boston on behalf of markey. the clip you didn't show was showing why it's in gridlock or break down and he said that's because what they care about is the next election and not the next generation. he said that. >> markey has been there so long but he is not a hack. he is a very smart guy who knows a lot. that is a quality that has been diminishing on citol hill. he knows what he is doing. > a democrat honored this weekk as the longest serving m membern cocongress in history. quite an achievement mark. >> quite a
SFGTV2
Jun 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
supervisor, scott wiener. (applause) >> good morning, and congratulations to all of you. you know, we've been reading a lot in the paper recently about some challenges at the housing authority, and thank you to mayor lee and to others for really focusing on moving the organization forward. but i think it's always important to keep in mind that, you know, as many challenges as the authority has, we still have a thriving community and we have lots of young people like you who are moving forward and are going to do great things in the community and in your lives. and, so, i think it's always important to keep focusing on the positive, about the amazing community that we have and we're going to turn this around and everything is going to go in a positive direction. you know, i also just want to congratulate the partner here to the housing authority, that is our school district. our public school system is so on the way up and, you know, it started with elementary schools, moving up to our middle schools, and the back bet -- i am now after the school sign-up letters went out, i'm happy to sha
CNBC
Jun 17, 2013 12:00pm EDT
, scott. i think you have to look back inside the technicals. you have the s&p got right through the 1640 level today and it's holding above it. i think as long as we stay above that into bernanke's announcement, it's a very positive sign. so whatter going to get from the fed in my opinion is just more of the same. there's not going to be a tapering in this meeting. i think that's pretty much clear. when does it come, whether it's going to be september. whether it's going to be early in q 1 of 2014, that remains to be debated. but the market is telling you above 1640, that it wants to go higher. >> is that true, joe? >> i disagree. i don't think you'll get more the same from the fed. i think the understanding is out there now, the investment banks were talking about it over the weekend. the fed is going to acknowledge deflationary pressures, they're going to take the economic projections they have for gdp and lower them. >> they're ahead of consensus. >> way ahead of consensus. >> i'm countering what you said initially. where you said more of the same. >> yes, it is positive today an
NBC
Jun 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. peevey to receive this kind of award from your organization? >> absolutely. >> union lobbyist scott wech hosted the reception. >> does an award like this compromise his objectivity? >> i don't believe so. >> you're trying to buy influence, right? >> no, not at all. >> this is a slap in the face. this is humiliation for the death of my daughter. and it hurts. breaks my heart to know that he's going to be recognized for safety. >> mr. peevey, a couple more questions. >> thank you very much. >> following the reception, mr. peevey was escorted out a side door, apparently trying to avoid our camera and questions. >> mother who lost a daughter in san bruno says you accepting that helmet and award is a slap in her face. what do you say to her? will you answer my question, sir? sir? >> i find you extremely insulting. >> will you answer my questions? >> now, president peevey is scheduled to vote later this year on the size and impact of pg and e's penalty for the utility's role in the san bruno disaster. the lobbyist for the coalition sponsoring last night's event says his employees have sup
SFGTV2
Jun 21, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. let's give the mayor a big round of applause. apl (applause) i thank my colleagues, supervisor scott wiener - apl (applause)and of course our budget chair from district two, supervisor mark farrell. also want to acknowledge all the department heads and their staff who are here; they work for all of us. they work for you. it is important to see the faces of the people who make the city run. out also want to acknowledge in my office -- where is she -- stephanie ashley. where is stephanie? i want to identify her because if there are specific issues you want us to know please make sure you get stephanie the information. you were talking about kids and to the extent that we are describing departments and agencies as kids and children, i want to know that there are no spoiled children in san francisco. let me say this. as the mayor indicated, the budget is the most important policy document we have. it really is a reflection of all of our priorities and values. that is why it is so important and one of the things that i want to commend mayor lee on is that i do think that since he became m
NBC
Jun 22, 2013 8:00pm PDT
scott budman new technology to bring familiar monsters back to life. coming up, inside pix headquarters. >>> tragedy at an ohio air show today and thousands of people saw it. a biplane carrying a wing walker slammed into the dayton airport runway as it came in low to perform a loop. the plane exploded on impact and burst into flames. the pilot and stunt walker jane wicker were killed instantly. investigators say they rushed to help but there was nothing they could do. the rest of today's show was canceled, however, the show will go on tomorrow. the organizers say it's an air show tradition but they say they are devastated. >> it's important to make sure that everybody understands that the performers who do perform have a very strong bond and feel a strong need to continue the show and that's typical in the industry. >> the air show announcers said the plane was going about 110 miles per hour shortly before the crash. no word on what caused the plane to go down. >>> the hunt for eric snowden has taken on greater urgency tonight now that the u.s. has charged the former nsa co
CBS
Jun 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
what's ahead on the "cbs evening news." scott pelley is in new york. >> fear of higher interest rates has investors around the world dumping stock. the dow today had its worst day of the year. we'll take you to wall street tonight on the "cbs evening news." ,,,,,, [female vo] then don't miss sleep train's [female vo] then don't miss sleep train's 4th of july sale! save on sleep train's most popular mattress sets. plus, pay no interest for 36 months on tempur-pedic and icomfort. sleep train's 4th of july sale is on now! ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ ♪ i'm a loving husband and a real good dad ♪ ♪ but weeds just make me rattlesnake mad ♪ ♪ now roundup has a new sharp-shootin' wand ♪ ♪ i'm sendin' them weeds to the great beyond ♪ ♪ roundup yeha! [ whip cracks ] ♪ ♪ no need to pump, just point and shoot ♪ ♪ hit 'em in the leaves, and it kills to the root ♪ ♪ 'round fences, trees, even mulched beds ♪ ♪ 'cause the only good weed is a weed that's dead ♪ ♪ roundup yeha! [ whip crack [ male announcer ] roundup... [ whip cracks ] with the new
PBS
Jun 21, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. scott, why the more lenient resentencing and why right now? >> reporter: well, you know, it makes sense for a guy in charge of an energy trading company, this was a trade off. they said 24 years was too hash and should be more like 15 or 16 years. skilling wasn't willing to settle for that initially. he was going to charge the government committed misconduct in prosecuting the case. that would drag it out longer so the government and skilling came to this agreement where skilling would drop the remaining appeals, $40 million would be returned to the investors, the convictions would stand but he would get out of prison early, 14 years and good behavior he'll be out by 2017. >> give us aceps of ttmosphere courtroom today and how did skilling look? >> reporter: he is 59 years old and looks every bit of that. he's grown a beard since being in prison. he looks like he's aged somewhat. he was in gracen garb and hand kuchs. the courtroom was packed with skilling supporters. 250 people wrote in support of him. among the people in the courtroom, his family, wife rebecca, members of ken lay's fam
CSPAN
Jun 22, 2013 12:00pm EDT
know trade book authors to do. >> host: scott turow is there an estimate of a percentage of how many of your books people could get for free on the internet? >> guest: i mean there are two means these days of getting books for free. one legitimate which is to borrow them from a library and the book will last on your reading device for two weeks and then it will vanish. the other unfortunate way, far more unfortunate is that there are tons of look pirating sites located offshore and unfortunately for my publishers every book i've written is available both ways and as i said i am happy that i have readers in public libraries and for somebody like me you know there is -- it doesn't matter. if there is a hit to sales so what, nobody needs to hold a tag day for me. pirating drives me crazy and it drives me crazy because the search engines have a big role in it. and they don't, they don't want any legislation that will keep them from directing searchers. >> host: and they have as. >> guest: you put in free scott turow e-book and it will direct you to the pirate sites and google or yah
NBC
Jun 17, 2013 11:00pm EDT
household to manage storm water runoff. anddon scott calls the fee unfair enforcement of a federal mandate. >> the government is going to andate on local government made disabilities by doing things like this. they should come with money. for $2.4 billion formula everything from fire and police onding to new taxes billboards and taxicab trips. the budget includes the property tax cut of eight cents for every $100 in assessed value. if you own a home worth $150,000, the cut would save you $30 per year. a savings which will be swallowed up i the new average storm water management fee of $60 year. the property taxes twice as high as rounding counties. >> the real secret here is getting more people to move into the city. we need to broaden the tax base and we have to have more people pay. a propertyird do not tax, it puts the burden on everyone else. thether jurisdiction faces problem. >> city workers will start contributing to their pension funds if they get raises. council members say it was one of the smoothest budget bargaining processes in recent memory. >> no caps to fire or recreation.
NBC
Jun 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
most, it planned to end the bond buying program and let the economy stand on its own. scott mcgrew, not what investors wanted to hear. >> not at all. is like an parent who stops paying your apartment rent. the economy soon is going to have to prove itself by itself. ben bernanke said in his wednesday press conference the fed would likely end its purchase of bonds next year. remember we're talking about billions an billions of bond purchases every month. that news should drive interest rates, particularly mortgage rates up. as for the effect of equities, let's get right to kayla tausche who is live at cnbc world headquarters. >> hey, scott. futures are lower this morning following yesterday's sell-off. stocks, bonds, both slammed by comments from federal reserve chairman ben bernanke. speaking about when the central bank may end its economic stimulus program, reacting the disappointing data about china's economy and the manufacturing sector. here today we have reports on unemployment, manufacturing and housing. the dow dropping 206 points to 15,112 the nasdaq losing 38 to 3,433. >>
MSNBC
Jun 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>> sorry, oops. >> remember that, rick? >> florida governor rick scott and texas governor rick perry. >> rick, rick, rick. >> republican governors are tripping all over one another. >> what's up, dude? >> i'm the dude. >> basically want to do what governor perry's done. >> i'll prove it. ♪ the stars at night are big and bright ♪ ♪ deep in the heart of texas >> talk about how you're going to turn the economy around. >> adios. >>. ♪ >> oh, sometimes i wish i was on the same stage with those guys. no, i'm not running. but i love to talk about them. here he is, again, he's back at it. slick rick perry. the governor of texas. it is all hat and no cattle. just wrapped up a five-day poaching tour for jobs in the northeastern portion of the united states. now, how many liberals are up in the northeastern portion of the united states believe a texas brain drain here. the texas brain wizard planted his cowboy boots here in new york city and in connecticut across the river hoping to rope in some business leaders to taking jobs to the lone star state. the governor's main message, very si
SFGTV
Jun 19, 2013 10:00am PDT
scott wiener. i'd like to thank the members of the sftv covering this. any announcements >> yes, please silence any electronic devises and items acted upon today will be on the next announced u agenda. >> please call numbers 1 and 2 together. >> for all official attorneys for 2013 and fourteen arrest item two the small business exchange for the city and county - for the african-american and chooipz communities hair reported to be the newspapers for the lesbian and gay community. and the neighborhood outreach newspaper for the city and county north side tomatoes be the outreach newspaper for the northern neighborhoods and westport monthly to be for the west part of the neighborhood for the fiscal years 2013 and a fourteen >> i believe we have someone to speak on items one and two. good morning supervision. i'm here today to request your recommendation and approval of a resolution first designating the examiner as the fiscal year newspaper. the contract term is from july 1st to june thirty 20014. it's based on on the expenditures for of which 48 thousand is for the clerk of the bo
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